The Canola AgriScience Cluster is a partnership between Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and the canola industry under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Over a five-year period, this initiative will channel $20 million in public/private funding into six areas of research aimed at sustainably growing the canola industry. By helping to reduce production risk, improve yields, enhance... Read More
Canola growers across the Prairies fund dozens of research projects with their levy payments to Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, Alberta Canola Producers Commission and Manitoba Canola Growers Association. Many of those projects are funded through their joint Canola Agronomic Research Program (CARP). Other projects are funded through arrangements with other organizations listed in these summaries. The following is a list of all new projects announced or initiated in the past year.
What do you do? Jennifer Dyck tested me with this question at CROPS-A-PALOOZA in Portage la Prairie in July. Jennifer is the manager of Canola Eat Well for Manitoba Canola Growers and she used her ‘PALOOZA station to coach farmers and farm industry people on how to talk to consumers. She led every encounter with... Read More
Join us for the 20th anniversary edition of Farm Tech, Canada’s premier crop production and farm management conference in Edmonton, Alberta from January 29-31, 2019. The agenda features comedian and author Rick Mercer as the banquet speaker. Get all the details on sessions, speakers and registration at farmtechconference.com. Join Alberta Canola for their annual general meeting... Read More
In 2014, SaskCanola invested in a project to answer some of the basic questions around header selection and use of dividers for straight cutting canola,” explains Bernie McClean, SaskCanola board member and chair of the research committee. “The team at PAMI has completed the project and published a straight cutting guidebook that will provide information... Read More